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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2006-6457

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

tiki-wiki_rss.php in Tikiwiki 1.9.5, 1.9.2, and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (MySQL username and password) via an invalid (large or negative) ver parameter, which leaks the information in an error message.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published